It's an idealistically simple marriage of Italian and Japanese cuisines. A seemingly strange combination that came to me during an extracurricular thought session I indulged in on a Sunday night many years ago.
Are we really seeing the best of the radish? Dirt Candy's Amanda Cohen doesn't think so. We sat down with the chef to talk about how to use this versatile vegetable that comes in varieties like black radishes, easter egg radishes and even the popular horseradish.
Illinoisans have no shortage of fun festivals from which to choose when planning a good weekend. Traditional festivals such as world-class concerts, food tasting, holiday marts and county fairs proliferate through every season.